Special People

Aoife arrived home from school with a letter. To celebrate Valentine’s Day the children are to write about their special person, who it is and what makes them special. The special person will then win a meal for two at a lovely local eating house.


I asked Aoife who she would nominate, “who is your special person?” Continue reading “Special People”



In my 20s I firmly believed I was going to live the party years forever, I was going to travel the world! Do whatever I wanted whenever I wanted, live somewhere exciting and definitely never have children. Ever. I don’t like children and I could never be responsible enough to look after one, especially with a hangover (me not it).Then one chilly evening in December 2009 we decided to take a trip to the German market, we drank copious amounts of wheat beer and had a FANTASTIC idea.


And here I am. Late 30s still living in Leeds and with two children.

The party years are over.

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